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What is city name that looks like Zubolw in US Passenger List from Poland/Russia in early 20th century?

I am trying to determine the present-day area for the city/town referenced in this US passenger list from 1911 for the individual on line 9 (see passenger list below). The city/town name appears to be ...
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How can I find birth record/Hungarian evidence of ancestor born around 1892/1893?

My ancestor Vilmos Schwarcz (AKA Schwartz, Schwarz) was born around 18 December 1892 in then-Hungary - present-day Slovakia. His US documents all list his birth town as Gesce/Hernadgesce (Geča today). ...
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If my moms half sister has a child with my paternal grandfather what would be the relationship in centimorgans?

My moms half sister had a son with my father's father(paternal grandfather), so their child is my half cousin and half uncle but is showing a DNA match as a first cousin sharing only 1151 cM... is ...
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Americanization of Polish names

Does anyone have any idea how Polish immigrants to the US would Americanize their name? I'm having trouble tracing my great-grandparents, because I presume they Americanized their names. They ...
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Locating Old Sakaran Bessarabia near Kishinef

Trying to find Old Sakaran near Kishinev in Bessarabia.
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England - how to know if an original record set from an archive is complete?

I have been doing some family research and my research may suggest that some of my ancestors were from a small village called Thorganby in Yorkshire, England. I have read the history of the village ...
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GRO and Other Data - How to Provide Access via my site?

I notice that some sites give access to Census returns, GRO records (for the UK) etc eg this one has a long list of databases you can search https://www.familyrelatives.com/post_search.php. Does ...
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Properly displaying the gender of a nonbinary individual in Gramps

In a family tree I'm working on, I'm documenting an individual that is nonbinary. This person uses they/them/theirs pronouns exclusively, and does not identify as male or female. I have contacted this ...
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How are we matched with x dna?

i would like to know how my half first cousin and i share an x dna when we are only related to each other from the paternal grandfather. Her father and mine are half brothers .
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What WPA projects took place in Boston, Massachusetts Metropolitian area? [duplicate]

My father, Walter Henry Belmont, is listed in the 1940 Boston, Massachusetts, USA Census Record as working (occupation) Laborer, WPA projects. How can I find what WPA projects he worked on? Moderator'...
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Researching family/genealogy records in Taiwan and China

My parents are Taiwanese and are reluctant to share or do not know much family history. Much of the information they do share is vague or does not lend itself to searching on the internet using sites ...
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What happened to captured confederate Woodman Stanton in Tennessee after US Civil War

My ggf brother, Woodman Stanton, born about 1838 possibly in Montgomery or Dickson County, Tennessee. In 1850:census he is in middle district, Dickson, TN. In 1860 census he is in district 1, Hardin ...
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Where in England would a young man, 14-15, be sent to learn trade of an iron molder about 1815?

My ggf, Robert Stanton, was born somewhere in England about 1800. We do not know parents or siblings names. The first record we have is a baptism of a daughter in St Ann, County Antrim, Belfast, with ...
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Searching for 21st century Australian Death records

I'm looking for records for the death of Joel Holland Webster, 2009 Australia All I know so far is that it was reported in the Illawarra Mercury
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Why would the filing date of a birth certificate be prior to the date of birth?

My grandmother's birth certificate states her date of birth as December 21, 1914. At the bottom there are two dates. One appears to be a filing date, and the other I am not sure I understand the ...
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DNA Second cousin

My husband recently discovered that he is 52% European Jewish through an Ancestry test. He matched with a female second cousin that is 100% European Jewish. Is there a way to know which side (mother ...
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Trying to find parents of William Carroll Gardner, born in 1828

I'm looking for the parents/family of my third-great-grandfather William Carroll Gardner (1828-1870). I know he was born in Tennessee, but the only records I can find for him are from Montevallo, ...
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How is it possible to have an X-DNA/X-Match match on my father's side as a male myself?

On FamilyTree DNA, I have a match who is very clearly from my paternal grandfather's side. I am a male myself and thought it was only possible to have X-DNA matches on my mother's side. I thought my ...
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Blank FAMC tags when exporting from ancestry.com, causing parentless children when imported to geneanet.org

I have been exporting my personal family tree from ancestry.com via the built-in GEDCOM export feature. This tree has about 36,000 members. However, when I import the GEDCOM file to geneanet.org, I ...
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How did Francis Lycett become a Gentleman?

My 5th great grandfather Archibald Campbell, PhD, married Mary Lycett in Staffordshire in 1776. Mary was the daughter of Francis Lycett, Gentleman of Weston Hall, and Ann Thompson, who was from a ...
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1760 cM half sibling or double cousin

My half first cousin and I have a bit of a mystery. We are afraid of the answer, honestly. Some history: his mother and my father are half siblings who share a mother. We do not know who my paternal ...
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What does C.N.B.L. on New Hampshire death certificate mean?

I am researching my grandmother. I have her death certificate from 1973, Nashua, NH. Under "Father's Name" and "Mother's Maiden Name" it says only C.N.B.L. Does anyone have a suggestion about what ...
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Finding alternatives to World War 2 U.S. Army records burnt in1973

My grandfather JOHN ARAQUE enlisted in San Francisco (California) in Dec 1942. All i can find is his rank at enlistment (Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Private) but nothing about what he ...
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Baby recorded on 1911 census – but born a month after the census?

Got a bit of a puzzle – I have found a baby, born 7 May 1911, who seems to be recorded on the 1911 census in rural Nottinghamshire, England. But the census was taken on 2 Apr 1911. How is this ...
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Reading US Marine Muster roll

number 438 Donald R. Petit, joined the US Marines on the 14th December, 1942. He was my father. He was a journalist and founder of the "boot" marine newspaper/magazine. What does the rest of the ...
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DNA vs Family Tree

I recently got a DNA match for my wife and it was suggested that this man is a 1st cousin once removed or 2nd cousin. When I pursued that branch of the tree to confirm the match, it seems they are ...
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How do I cite this record from the Arolsen Archives?

The Help page of the Arolsen Archives includes information about how to cite their records: When you cite documents, always give the following information: [Title of the document], [Sub-...
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Recognize a handwritten word from a Spanish town

I am working on the investigation with old documentation, to see if you can help me to recognize this town in Spain, it could be in Castilla La Mancha, although I do not know for sure.
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Looking for jewish ancestor immigrant from swinchian pale of settlements to London

Previously I have asked Registration of Russian immigrants to England in late 19th century? about my great grandfather's diary which I am using to seek the roots of my family. In the diary he mentions ...
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haplogroup diversity in the context of genetic diversity

I'm just an average Joe trying to understand the context through the simplest explanation. When I read World Map of Dominant Y-DNA haplogroups distribution, it echoes "differences among human". But ...
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Identifying parents of Frederick Victor Sturm b.1756 Magdeburg

I am trying to find out who the parents of Frederick Victor Sturm were. He was born in Magdeburg Ackan in 1756 and then left Germany and served in the British army for 23 years from 1774-1797. He ...
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Italian immigrant vital records

Seeking Italian church records (birth, marriage, death) dating back to late 1800's for ancestors who immigrated to USA from Alessandria del Carretto, Italy.
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Looking for list of ships and passenger lists from Dutch Guiana to Rhode Island around 1756

I am looking for list of ships and passenger lists from Dutch Guiana to Rhode Island around 1756. I could use some insight into major US port that was used by ships from there. I’ve scoured ancestry ...
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What is name of this Captain in War of 1812?

In this pension file record on Fold, I have a commander whose name I cannot make out: I've transcribed the page as follows: State of South Carolina, Pickens District } On this the Eighth Day of ...
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Learning about last days of Leutnant Albrecht Sesselmann during battle of Poznan in 1945 [duplicate]

Did anybody meet my uncle Leutnant Albrecht Sesselmann during WWII and specifically the battle of Poznan in 1945? It is said he died during the fighting in Poznan. Does anybody know more about?
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India death records from c.1947?

I have a relative who lived in India later in life but am struggling to identify exactly when he died. He was British but was in Punjab, India by 1911 (he appears on the UK 1911 census as he was in ...
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What is this abbreviation symbol in War of 1812 Pension File?

This image from Fold has a symbol that I cannot identify, shown circled here: My transcription reads: Allowed July 23' 1860 at the rate of $4.00 per month from Febry 1st 1859, Subject to all pay ...
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Learning about father's WWII US Army military experience [duplicate]

I know he started as a bugler, he was in transportation and served in Italy and maybe ended the war in Germany. He was discharged as a second lieutenant. He also spent at least 20 years in the Army ...
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Distant Cousin of Shakespeare

A family member just emailed me to inform me that he did some genealogical research and that we are distant cousins of William Shakespeare (1st cousin 14x removed). I don't know anything about ...
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Half brother Or someone else?

I was given an AncestryDNA test as a Christmas gift and I took the test. I was matched with several people that I didn’t know but I assumed they were people on my dad’s side who I knew absolutely ...
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Birth Record Missing: Joseph C. (POLEO) O'BRIEN 1921 - 1981

My project invlolves finding the proof of birth for: Joseph C. (POLEO) O'BRIEN (born, orphaned, adopted?) Apparent info (not certain) is: BIRTH 05 JUN 1921 • Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA DEATH 11 ...
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Removing media file name under pictures in person report of Macfamilytree

How do I remove a media file name under pictures in a person report? Filenames all different and some with huge names and I cannot find a way to remove it other then going to each file and deleting ...
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Finding out if ancestor owned land they lived on in England

I found the will of my 2x great-grandfather and a voters list where they lived. Norah Pybus B: 11 Mar 1870 in Bramhope Yorkshire England D: 13 Aug 1948 in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada ...
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Finding World War 2 English sailor’s number and ship name

My dad Stanley G Henry was on a ship in World War 2. From what I remember he was a cook on there. He was born 25 Nov 1915 and lied about his age so he could go fight. How can I find his number or ...
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Military Records of Rudi Traute German Army Eastern Front WWII

I am looking for any information on Rudi Traute. He was killed on the Eastern Front 16 April 1945. I have attached a map showing were he was and what happened to him during WWII.
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Finding the regiment of a German soldier who died in WW1 [duplicate]

I am looking for any information on Bernhard Hülhs ( Hüls ) born in Gleussen in Bayern Germany on 11/8/1881. I know he was in the German Military between 1903 and 1905. He lived in England for several ...
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Is there an online site where all Prussian and German Census can be found?

Like a bad beginner I had come across one census taken of the town called Angloh Germany in the Kirchham area in Passau region I believe. Anyway I long lost that link. I was hoping to see what family ...
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Abbreviation meaning of heading of BO on deaths reported in NYC record

My brother died on March 17, 1953. On record I found for Deaths report in NYC, there was a heading of BO and for my brother a Y was entered in that column. How can I find out what that all means?
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Finding the Truth

I am trying to find information about my maternal great-grandmother. We were always told that she was a full-blooded Cherokee Indian. However, in doing a genealogy search, this is the information I ...
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Sources of cabinet-making apprentices in Ireland around 1815-1830?

My great-great-grandfather Charles Frazer, a 'wild Irish republican' according to family folklore, was a master cabinet-maker in Tasmania. He was very cagey about his roots about which nothing ...

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